Münster: Stadttheater (new)

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Nordrhein-Westfalen
City: Münster (Westfalen)
Location: Neubrückenstraße 63

[1st theatre on the site built 1895 by converting manor stables of the Rombergscher Hof. Opened 1895 as "Lortzing-Theater". 1900 extension by the Westerholtscher Hof (another manor). Since 1906 municipal theatre. Destroyed by bombs in 1941.]

Built 1954-1956 by Harald Deilmann, Max von Hausen, Ortwin Rave and Werner Ruhnau, incorporating some ruined walls of the previous theatre. Officially opened 4 Feb 1956 with Mozart's "Die Zauberflöte". 955 seats. 1971 exension by a studio theatre "Kleines Haus" (280 seats).

Until 2012, also known as "Städtische Bühnen Münster", currently known as "Theater Münster". Used by the resident opera, ballet, drama and youth theatre companies. Home to the Sinfonieorchester Münster.

Notable world premieres:

  • Hans Henny Jahnn: Spur des dunklen Engels (6 Dec 1969)

Links: www.theater-muenster.com, Wikipedia

[Muenster: Stadttheater (new)] Reverse Text: "Das neue Theater der Stadt Münster, Westfalen. Entwurf: Architektenteam Münster/Westf."
Publisher: Carl Pohlschmidt, Münster/Westf.
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Sent: from Münster to Güls an der Mosel, 14 Mar 1956

[Muenster: Stadttheater (new)] Reverse Text: "Das neue Theater der Stadt Münster, Westfalen. Entwurf: Architektenteam Münster/Westf."
Publisher: Carl Pohlschmidt, Münster/Westf.; Nr. 325
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Muenster: Stadttheater (new)] Reverse Text: "Das neue Theater der Stadt Münster, Westfalen. Entwurf: Architektenteam Münster/Westf."
Publisher: Carl Pohlschmidt, Münster/Westf.; Nr. 327
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Muenster: Stadttheater (new)] Reverse Text: "Das neue Theater der Stadt Münster, Westfalen. Entwurf: Architektenteam Münster/Westf."
Publisher: Carl Pohlschmidt, Münster/Westf.; Nr. 327
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Sent: from Münster to Dortmund-Hörde, 1957

[Muenster: Stadttheater (new)] Reverse Text: "Münster i. W., Stadttheater"
Publisher: ?; Nr. 901
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Muenster: Stadttheater (new)] Reverse Text: "Münster/Westf., Das neue Stadttheater"
Publisher: Hansa Foto, Münster
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Sent: from Münster to Hannover, 1961

[Muenster: Stadttheater (new)] Reverse Text: "Theater-Serie Nr. 10 Stadttheater Münster. Premiere: Februar 1956 mit der 'Zauberflöte'. Huster im Theater fallen meist unangenehm auf - vor Reiz- und Krampfhusten schützt Ticarda"
Publisher: Farbwerke Hoechst, Arzneimittel-Kontor Dortmund, Dortmund
Type: pre-printed advertisement card for coughing medicine, see scan of the reverse
Size: Modern
Sent: from Dortmund to Gelsenkirchen-Horst, 1965

[Muenster: Stadttheater (new)] Front Text: above: "Münster Stadttheater Vorderansicht", below: "Stadttheater Seitenansicht"
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Sent: from Münster to Gelsenkirchen, 1959

[Muenster: Stadttheater (new)] Reverse Text: "Münster/West., Stadttheater"
Publisher: Verlag Heinrich Krämer, Hamm/Westf.; Nr. Ho 13
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Sebt: from Münster to Wuppertal-Langerfeld, 1963

[Muenster: Stadttheater (new)] Reverse Text: "44 Münster/Westf., Stadttheater"
Publisher: Verlag N. Muddemann, Münster
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Sent: from Münster to Frankfurt am Main, 1966

[Muenster: Stadttheater (new)] Reverse Text: "Foyer des neuen Theaters in Münster"
Publisher: W. Heller, Telgte i. W.
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Muenster: Stadttheater (new)] Reverse Text: "Münster/Westf., Stadttheater, Rauchsalon - Foyer"
Publisher: C. Pohlschmidt, Münster/Westf.; Nr. 332
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Muenster: Stadttheater (new)] Reverse Text: "Münster/West. - Das neue Theater"
Publisher: Verlag C. Pohlschmidt, Münster/Westf.
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Muenster: Stadttheater (new)] Reverse Text: "Münster i. Westfalen, Stadttheater"
Publisher: Jakob Krapohl Verlag, Schloss Hülchrath bei Grevenbroich
Size: Modern
Sent: from Münster to Amsterdam (Netherlands), 1958

[Muenster: Stadttheater (new)] Reverse Text: "Münster i. W., Stadttheater"
Publisher: Hubert Knappe, Düsseldorf; MSC 3
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Muenster: Stadttheater (new)] Reverse Text: "Münster/Westf., Stadttheater"
Publisher: Verlag N. Muddemann, Münster/Westf.; Krüger 993/4
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Muenster: Stadttheater (new)] Reverse Text: "Münster: Der Neubau des Theaters von 1956 wurde in der Fachwelt als 'befreiender Donnerschlag' in der Theaterarchitektur gefeiert."
Publisher: Verkehrsverein Münster-Münsterland; Postkartenreihe "Münster aus der Luft"
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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